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Ahlstrom introduces Ahlstrom Pleat2Save filtration media to enlarge its indoor air portfolio

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15/09/2014

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, introduces Ahlstrom Pleat2Save, a new portfolio of products targeted for residential, commercial and healthcare HVAC (heating, ventilation and air condition) applications. Pleat2Save provides superior durability during demanding process and usage conditions compared to other similar products. "Ahlstrom Pleat2Save is a robust ...

New guidance on effective engagement between power generators and contractors

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15/09/2014

With extensive and frequent use of contractors and sub-contractors in power generation, it is clear that effective leadership and communications can play a key role in improving safety. The Energy Institute (EI)'s Power Utilities Technical Committee (PUTC) has released its latest guidance, entitled Engaging contractors: Partnership approaches to improving safety in the power industry, providing ...

Panasonic Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for Tenth Consecutive Year

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12/09/2014

Panasonic Corporation was named again in 2014 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the tenth consecutive year that the company was named to DJSI World since 2005. DJSI World is a stock index created by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC in the US and RobecoSAM AG in Switzerland, which evaluate the ...

INFLUENCE GAME: Chemical trade tries to shape regs

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15/09/2014

The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in products from household goods to cellphones and plastic water bottles - but also make it tougher for states to enact their own regulations. Many states already have acted on their own - and that's what's gotten the industry's attention. "Rather than be picked ...

SEAL Analytical invests in new UK facility

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15/09/2014

In response to UK customer demand SEAL Analytical has recently recruited new technical and sales support staff, and invested in new larger premises. The new Southampton facility includes a state-of-the-art method development laboratory, which will also be used for training and demonstrations, featuring advanced segmented flow analysers such as the AA3 and discrete analysers such as the AQ1, AQ2, ...

Cal State Fullerton professor receives top NGWA awards for contributions to groundwater industry

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12/09/2014

Hydrogeology Professor W. Richard Laton, Ph.D., PG, CHG, CPG, of California State University, Fullerton, has received two major 2014 awards from the National Ground Water Association. Laton received the Ross L. Oliver Award for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry and the Keith E. Anderson Award for outstanding contributions to NGWA. The awards will be presented in December at ...

CIWM welcomes thought leadership from RWM ambassadors on key circular economy questions

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12/09/2014

CIWM has welcomed a new report published today by the RWM Ambassadors that assesses what measures and action might be needed to drive the circular economy forward. "The RWM Ambassadors have produced a welcome think piece that should stimulate discussion and help us formulate a clearer roadmap towards a more circular economy," says CIWM chief executive Steve Lee. "It forces us to be honest, to ...

World Water Week 2014 - the ideas, inspiration and insights

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15/09/2014

A week has passed since more than 3,600 delegates from over 140 countries across the globe assembled in Stockholm to scope out collaborative solutions to the world's most urgent energy and water challenges. If you missed any of the thought-provoking discussions that took place during the week, you can browse speaker presentations as well as webcasts and photos from the various events. For ...

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